"Sarabjit Singh was attacked by two fellow inmates - Amir Tanba and Mudasir - in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail in the afternoon on April 26 when he was outside his cell for a routine walk along with other inmates also sentenced to death. Two armed jail wardens - Adnan and Safdar - were also present on the spot and tried to stop the attackers. Neither of the wardens could protect him and were themselves injured in the process. Meanwhile, Singh was brutally attacked with bricks and iron rods, which the assaulters accessed from sewerage lines under construction. The attackers cited his role as a spy and a convicted attacker as a motive behind the assault. Sources said both Amir Tanba and Mudasir confirmed that it was a planned attack."